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A $100m US settlement may be of only passing interest to the UK auto industry, but parallels can be drawn with increasing levels of regulation in Europe.
The importance of companies being able to freely advertise their fees or discounts has again been highlighted by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA).
One way of seeking to manage cashflow in the construction supply chain is to use the right of set-off, and including a contractual set-off clause can provide significant benefits.
The season to be jolly is once more upon us, but employers should be mindful of the legal issues that can arise over the festive period.
Dealing with poor performers is often the area managers find most challenging. We set out below seven key steps managers should take.
As Christmas approaches and another year draws to a close, Shoosmiths looks back at some of the most notable cases of 2014.
In Sugar Hut Group v AJ Insurance, the High Court was asked to consider the business interruption losses arising out of a fire at the Sugar Hut club in Essex.
The Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill is currently going through parliament.
In Richmond Pharmacology Ltd v Chester Overseas Ltd & Ors, the High Court was willing to imply authorisation of directors’ conflicts of interest.
The Brussels I Regulation (Recast) comes into force on 10 January 2015 bringing with it the promise of significant improvements to the jurisdictional regime within the EU.
We want to obtain a closure order and then use the new absolute ground for possession under the ASBCPA 2014. Does the tenancy agreement have to state the new ground before we can do this?
Equal-pay claims are often viewed as the preserve of the public sector, but in light of the current class action against Asda this perception is being challenged.
Service of a formal notice to complete in a plot purchase should not be entered into lightly — there are cost implications and practical considerations.
Shoosmiths has offered 10 top tips for conducting a disciplinary investigation.
Contractual remedies for defamation? Blackpool hotel adopts novel approach to damning TripAdvisor review
The hotel is reported to have relied on a provision of its hotel policy, purportedly entitling it to charge a ’maximum £100 per review’ for every bad review left on a website.
The benefits of settling disputes out of court are clear, most of all in terms of the time and costs saved by not taking the dispute to trial.
Food businesses at all stages of the supply chain will have to be compliant with the first phase of Food Information Regulations by 13 December 2014.
The Sentencing Council has begun a consultation on proposed guidelines for health and safety offences and food safety and hygiene offences.
The revised policy requires waste planning authorities to promote the treatment of waste up the waste hierarchy.
The Court of Appeal has overturned the High Court ruling that M&S had infringed Interflora’s trademark rights in its name by purchasing and using it as a Google Ad-Word.